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BLITZ VOL. 1

Rating: Teen (13 And Up) | Writers: Cedric Biscay & Harumo Sanazaki | Artist: Daitaro Nishihara
Genre: Shonen Manga | Publication Date: Advanced Solicit In June 2022 For Sept 2022 On Sale Date | Format: Manga Digest Size, Black & White, Softcover
Page Count: 224 Pages | On Sale Date: 9/14/22
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From the pages of Shonen Jump comes BLITZ, a shonen manga exploring the elite world of chess!

Immerse yourself into the world of chess, where intuition and mental agility are precious assets on the way to victory!

Tom, a young high school student, has a crush on his classmate Harmony. When he learns about her passion for chess, Tom quickly decides to sign up for the school's chess club.But he doesn't even know the rules! To impress Harmony, he is left with no choice: he must learn quickly and train seriously.

Soon Tom discovers the existence of Garry Kasparov, the greatest player in the history of chess. He stumbles upon a virtual reality machine that promises to help him analyze the most legendary matches of the master!

In an unexpected twist of event, Tom soon is granted access to the highest echelons of the chess...

In each volume, chess games are explained move by move to allow you to better understand the strategy. To facilitate further understanding, a chess lexicon and annotations are included.